Program Description: This program will review best practices information and statistics about the impact of meaningful activities on residents in long term care facilities. As well as explore alternative strategies for more successful resident engagement that addresses barriers and burdens identified. Participants will review anecdotal and research-based examples of difficulties encountered/experienced by long term care staff, residents, and families when attempting to engage residents of all abilities in meaningful activities.
Location: Oakleaf Village at Lexington, Activities Center, 800 N. Lake Dr., Lexington, SC 29072
Speaker: Amanda Werts, MSE, BSW, LMSW